NBA
JAXSON Hayes needed only a year at Texas to put himself at the front of the class of big men in Thursday's NBA draft (Friday, Manila time).The freshman could go late in the lottery, headlining a list of intriguing talents ...
Jun 19, 2019
CHARTRES, France - Lawson Craddock is giving new meaning to the term "Texas Tough."After breaking his shoulder and bloodying his face in an unfortunate crash during the first stage of the Tour de France, the American rider has soldiered on through six ...
Jul 14, 2018
WORLD champion Jerwin Ancajas will have the benefit of a brief rest before plunging back to training for another possible title defense this summer.The camp of Ancajas said the 26-year-old Filipino needs to stay in shape despite coming off ...
Feb 7, 2018
IT began and ended with a left hand.Jerwin Ancajas floored Israel Gonzalez three times on the way to a 10th-round stoppage and retained his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title on Sunday at the American Bank Center in Corpus ...
Feb 4, 2018
JERWIN Ancajas is raring to put on a show in his first fight on U.S. soil Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) when he stakes his International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight title on the line against Israel Gonzalez of Mexico.The 26- ...
Feb 3, 2018
ISRAEL Gonzalez doesn't just want to turn in an impressive display of boxing right in his U.S. debut.He also wants to become a champion in his first attempt at a world title.And that's foremost on his mind ...
Feb 2, 2018
PBA
JERWIN Ancajas just crossed out another goal on his bucket list.The reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight champion felt like a child just who received his first Christmas gift upon setting foot in the US for the very first time ...
Jan 26, 2018
IT'S the reality of boxing anyone has to face.Although a bit unhappy, Jerwin Ancajas will still welcome a possible fight with fellow Filipino Jonas Sultan as he stakes his International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight title this summer.Sultan, alias ...
Jan 2, 2018
FILIPINO world champion Jerwin Ancajas moved closer on the verge of stardom after Top Rank Promotions signed him to a six-fight deal starting with his February 3 title defense against Israel Gonzales of Mexico.Ancajas manager and trainer Joven Jimeneza confirmed ...
Dec 24, 2017
REIGNING International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas admitted feeling a bit pressured over the 'next Manny Pacquiao' label.While he's proud of the comparison with the greatest Filipino boxer ever, the 25-year-old soft- ...
Dec 23, 2017
FROM Asia, Australia, Europe, and now America.Jerwin Ancajas takes his act before the rich American boxing market for the first time when he defends the International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight title two months from now against Israel Gonzales of Mexico ...
Dec 16, 2017
NBA
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Tracy McGrady says the celebration of his induction in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has been muted by the impact of Hurricane Harvey on his family and neighbors in Texas.The seven-time NBA All Star and two- ...
Sep 9, 2017
HOUSTON - The Houston Cougars could have played their football game at Texas-San Antonio on Saturday.Instead they chose to postpone it, deciding there were things much more important than football this week with Houston besieged by catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey." ...
Aug 30, 2017
MISSY Franklin won the 100-meter backstroke on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) to close an up-and-down weekend at the Longhorn Elite Invitational, while Michael Phelps decided not to compete in the final of his last event.Franklin had also easily ...
Jun 6, 2016
MICHAEL Phelps fell again at the Longhorn Elite Invitational.The 18-time Olympic gold medalist finished fourth in the 200-meter freestyle on Saturday in Austin, Texas (Sunday, Manila time). University of Texas sophomore Townley Haas won in one minute, 47.86 ...
Jun 5, 2016
NESTOR Colonia boosted his bid of gaining a slot in the Rio De Janeiro Olympics after bagging a bronze medal in the clean-and-jerk 56 kg. division of the 2015 World Weighlifting Championship in Houston, Texas.Colonia lifted 158 kg in ...
Nov 22, 2015
ARLINGTON, Texas - Cole Hamels followed up his no-hitter by pitching into the eighth inning of his Texas debut without a decision as the Rangers lost, 9-7, to the San Francisco Giants in 11 innings on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time). ...
Aug 2, 2015
KING Arthur Villanueva hopes to succeed where stablemate Milan Melindo and compatriot Johnriel Casimero failed earlier.The undefeated Filipino fighter of ALA boxing gets a shot at a first-ever world championship as he battles McJoe Arroyo of Puerto Rico on Saturday ( ...
Jul 18, 2015
CEBU CITY - King Arthur Villanueva gets the biggest break of his career as he vies for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight title next week in El Paso, Texas.The 26-year-old Villanueva will be up against unbeaten Puerto ...
Jul 11, 2015
NBA
SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Jazz are looking for shooting and front-court depth. Myles Turner and Trey Lyles think they can help.The Jazz worked out Turner and Lyles on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) in preparation for the upcoming NBA draft. ...
Jun 14, 2015
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